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[New York] Bronx Science High School to Close Some Bathrooms to Combat Vape Use Among Students

Many schools across the country are struggling to reverse a surge in teenagers using e-cigarettes, which experts say can potentially lead to nicotine addiction. Bronx Science officials said in an email to parents Friday that patrolling bathrooms didn’t
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 14, 2018 17:37
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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] Cities step up pressure on e-cigarette industry over teen vaping epidemic

Juul recently launched a secret shopper program that it says has visited 2,000 brick-and-mortar retailers to ensure that the product is not being sold to minors. "Juul is intended for current adult smokers only," the company said in a statement. "We can
USA Today
added Nov 14, 2018 17:32
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[Illinois] American Medical Association targets e-cigarettes, vaping among teens

on Tuesday added its weight to efforts by officials nationwide, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to make tobacco less attractive and available to young people. The same day Emanuel’s administration was to file suit against eight companies it says so
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 14, 2018 17:31
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Juul Suspends Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores

Juul’s announcement effectively undercut the [FDA]'s plan to unveil a series of measures aimed at curbing teenage vaping. The agency is expected later this week to announce a ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations an
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2018 17:10
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VIDEO: JUUL suspends flavoured e-cigarette sales to curb teen use

Sales of all flavours except tobacco, menthol and mint will be halted in all retailers - except on JUUL's website - until shops can verify the buyer's age. Chief executive Kevin Burns said JUUL did not want to be "an on-ramp for America's youth" to take
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 04:49
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JUUL LABS ACTION PLAN

We launched flavors like Mango, Fruit, Creme, and Cucumber as effective tools to help adult smokers switch from combustible cigarettes, and we do not sell flavors like Gummy Bear or Cotton Candy, which are clearly targeted to kids. However, we are sen
Juul Labs/Juul Vapor
added Nov 14, 2018 04:48
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Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use

In a statement on Tuesday, Juul Chief Executive Kevin Burns said the company wants to be “the off-ramp for adult smokers to switch from cigarettes, not an on-ramp for America’s youth to initiate on nicotine.” Juul said it will stop selling flavors excep
Reuters
added Nov 14, 2018 04:46
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Juul confirms plans to pull four sweet-flavored e-cig styles from stores

The creme, cucumber, fruit and mango flavors being removed remain available at www.juul.com, but with heightened age-restriction policies and age-21 verification that requires consumers to provide their name, date of birth, permanent address and the last
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2018 04:39
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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

The nation's leading e-cigarette maker says it has halted store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The announcement Tuesday by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected government crackdown on underage sales of e-cigs. Juul said it has stop
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2018 04:35
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[New York] State proposes ban on flavored e-cigs

The rule would allow only tobacco- and menthol–flavored liquids, banning those "relating to any fruit, chocolate, vanilla, honey, candy, cocoa, dessert, alcoholic beverage, herb or spice." A spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the rule was undergoing f
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 14, 2018 03:15
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